Phytochemical analysis of some selected herbal plants of Kanjabag region of Khatima, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, India
Rajni Kumari and Chinmay Joshi
Medicinal plants are the local heritage with global heritage. Medicinal plants are known to produce certain bioactive molecules which inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. The aim of the present study was to investigate various phytochemical content of traditionally used medicinal plants of Kanjabag region of Khatima Tehsil. Four different plants were taken for analysis viz. Alstonia scholaris, Carica papaya, Croton bonplandianus and Azadirachta indica. It is found that flavonoid is present abundantly in all species. Saponins and tannins are also present in almost all species studied. It was concluded that plants studied were rich in phytochemicals with significant medicinal and pharmacological applications.